Pin It
Eric Bachmann

Wednesday 7.22 

click to enlarge EricB300.jpg

Durham
Eric Bachmann

Duke Gardens—We'd vowed to keep this section free of Merge Records, but if you're looking for affordable entertainment under the sky on this summer evening, there's no beating this gig (well, unless you have XX Merge tickets): With his essential Amerindie act Archers of Loaf, Eric Bachmann recorded one charging seven-inch for Merge, "What Did You Expect?," in 1994. After a trip to the majors and the end of Archers, Bachmann returned to Merge for an EP and two LPs of the moody, baroque folk-rock of Crooked Fingers. He gave his viscous baritone new space to stretch in Crooked Fingers, and he gave Merge one perfect record, Red Devil Dawn, a brooding but confident collection where slivers of light cut through a great darkness. He hasn't made anything quite like it since, but his new songs can still match the muster of his voice. Tickets are $10, $5 for Duke employees and free for students and children under 12. Music goes at 7 p.m. —Grayson Currin

  • Eric Bachmann

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

INDY Week publishes all kinds of comments, but we don't publish everything.

  • Comments that are not contributing to the conversation will be removed.
  • Comments that include ad hominem attacks will also be removed.
  • Please do not copy and paste the full text of a press release.

Permitted HTML:
  • To create paragraphs in your comment, type <p> at the start of a paragraph and </p> at the end of each paragraph.
  • To create bold text, type <b>bolded text</b> (please note the closing tag, </b>).
  • To create italicized text, type <i>italicized text</i> (please note the closing tag, </i>).
  • Proper web addresses will automatically become links.

Latest in 8 Days a Week

Facebook Activity

Twitter Activity

Comments

I meant to catch this a while ago but "Pirate Love" is a song by the Heartbreakers, not the Dolls...just …

by gojiku13 on Monday 3.22 (8 Days a Week)

Matt,

Add Gal Costa to Duke's Brazil music legend column. Costa was here, in Reynolds Theater, this fall. Her …

by Aaron Greenwald on Sunday 3.14 (8 Days a Week)

Most Read

No recently-read stories.

Visit the archives…

© 2014 Indy Week • 201 W. Main St., Suite 101, Durham, NC 27701 • phone 919-286-1972 • fax 919-286-4274
RSS Feeds | Powered by Foundation